• Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Katie Liston has worked in the Higher Education sector since 1998, having completed her PhD in sociology at University College Dublin. She joined Ulster University in 2008 as part of the teaching and research team in the social sciences of sport. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and of the Institute for Leadership and Management. She is a member of the Sport and Exercise Sciences Research Institute and is involved in civic engagement work with various sporting organisations. Dr Liston’s sporting background includes national and international honours in team sports (Gaelic football, rugby union and football/soccer) and wide-ranging administrative, management and coaching experience. Dr Liston appears regularly on national media (tv and radio) as a social commentator on sport and identity (gender, nationality, concussion). 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University College Dublin

Bachelor, University College Dublin

External positions

External Examiner, Newman University

20152018

External Examiner, University of Worcester

20042008

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Research Output 2001 2019

'Our wee country': national identity, golf and 'Ireland'

Liston, K. & Kitching, N., 19 Mar 2019, In : Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

national identity
Ireland
social status
Sports
career

Sports-Related Brain Injury: Concussion and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Liston, K. & Malcolm, D., 19 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) Research in the Sociology of Sport: The Suffering Body in Sport: Shifting Thresholds of Risk, Pain and Injury. Young, K. (ed.). Vol. 12. (Research in the Sociology of Sport; vol. 12).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

brain
Sports
politicization
social science
examination
10 Citations (Scopus)

On being 'head strong': The pain zone and concussion in non-elite rugby union

Liston, KK., McDowell, M., Malcolm, D., Scott-Bell, A. & Waddington, I., 1 Sep 2018, In : International Review for the Sociology of Sport. 53, 6, p. 668-684 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pain
subculture
club
health promotion
Ireland

Sport, Gender and Representation: The Women's Gaelic Players' Association

Liston, K. & Lane, A., 30 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) The Business and Culture of Sport: Society, Politics, Economy, Environment. Maguire, J., Falcous, M. & Liston, K. (eds.). 1st ed. US, Vol. 3. p. 399-411 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sports
gender
athlete
Ireland
equality

Sports, Pain and Injury

Liston, K., 30 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) The Business and Culture of Sports: Society, Politics, Economy, Environment. Maguire, J., Falcous, M. & Liston, K. (eds.). 1st ed. Vol. 2. p. 127-144 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

pain
Sports
normalization
athlete
health behavior

Activities 2016 2019

  • 1 Editorial work
  • 1 Invited talk

Concussion: Culture eats protocol for breakfast

Katie Liston (Speaker)
19 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Gale (Publisher)

Joseph Maguire (Editor in chief), Mark Falcous (Editor), Katie Liston (Editor)
1 Sep 20161 May 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work